Cake Eight: Apple, Cinnamon and Cider Cake

I have a soft spot for Rick Stein. His recipes can be infuriatingly precise (who measures garlic in grams when cloves will do?) and I’m sure there’s something to be criticised in his Far Eastern Odysseys, but the books are beautifully photographed and the recipes are so real – when you read them on theContinue reading “Cake Eight: Apple, Cinnamon and Cider Cake”

Cake Two: Upside-Down Plum Cake

Cake two was delicious. The perfect cake for after dinner on an autumn evening – warm, and saucy, with tart purple plums and a crust that had just started to caramelise. So good. The recipe comes from a book called “Riverstone Kitchen – recipes from a chef’s garden”, by Bevan Smith. Bevan and his wifeContinue reading “Cake Two: Upside-Down Plum Cake”